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Adult Reconstruction Fellowship

Requirements

  • Graduation from an LCME-accredited medical school or an AOA-accredited osteopathic school
  • Completion of an ACGME-accredited orthopaedic residency
  • Board-eligible or Board-certified in orthopaedic surgery
  • Obtain a permanent Illinois license
  • Accepted on staff at affiliated hospitals

Goals

  • To gain experience in minimally invasive and alternative approaches to hip and knee replacement, unicondylar knee replacement, hip resurfacing, management of femoral acetabular impingement, hip arthroscopy, revision hip and knee replacement, and other state of the art techniques along with computer assisted surgery
  • To gain experience in a wide array of surgical options including cartilage transplant procedures, arthroscopy of the hip and knee, osteotomy, and open procedures of the hip and knee
  • To build upon existing research skills with extensive exposure to research methodology, study design, and critical data review and analysis.

 Responsibilities

  • Evaluation, admission, surgical procedures, and day-to-day management of patients under direction of participating surgeons
  • Education and supervision of orthopaedic residents
  • Participation in the educational activities of the residency program
  • Participation in at least two research projects